The Universe We Inhabit

  • Martin Harwit
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


In preceding chapters we discussed the appearance of stars and stellar systems and we looked in some detail at the immediate surroundings of the Sun, the one star to which we have easy access. Now we want to examine the environment in which the Sun, the stars, and the stellar systems are embedded. We want to learn about the properties of the Universe.


Cosmological Model Event Horizon Angular Diameter Cosmic Expansion Distant Galaxy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Harwit
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  1. 1.Department of Astronomy, Space Sciences BuildingCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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